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Bravado by Scottee

Bravado by Scottee

Bravado is a show by the artist Scottee. It’s a memoir of working class masculinity from 1991 to 1999. I’ve known Scottee since he was a teenager, when he hit the…
Holly Johnson

Holly Johnson

As the lead singer of Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Holly Johnson is one of the most influential cultural icons of the 1980s. ‘Relax’ will always be the most controversial record…
Franko B

Franko B

Franko B is an artist who’s breathlessly celebrated in some quarters, totally misunderstood in others. Long before he was featured on the South Bank Show, Franko’s work came to my…
Feral aka MC Kinky

Feral aka MC Kinky

Though few understood what she was saying, everyone loved how she said it. In the late ‘80s, MC Kinky spoke to thousands; at al fresco raves, warehouse parties and loved…
Scottee

Scottee

Scottee is a performance artist, provocateur, writer and campaigner. He’s shared the stage with Rihanna on the X Factor, written scorching polemics for The Guardian and wowed crowds at Camden’s…
Trademark

Trademark

Trademark partied at Blitz with Bowie, made t-shirts for Warhol and art directed Bryan Ferry. He then created the artwork for London’s most infamous after-hours club and became the glittering underground’s most in-demand…
Hell’s Half Acre

Hell’s Half Acre

Hell’s Half Acre was a mixed media installation presented by Lazarides and The Old Vic Tunnels. The creepy space was converted into a large-scale evocation of Dante’s Inferno, with artists providing their…
Colin McDowell

Colin McDowell

Colin McDowell is an impeccable authority on all aspects of fashion. He’s Senior Fashion Writer for the Sunday Times Style and an accomplished presenter and broadcaster, giving lectures to fashion…